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A Zoo in the Trees

Australia, 1982 (MIFF 1983)

Director: Louise Jonas

Made for the Zoo Education Service to mark the Year of the Tree, the film shows groups of monkeys, apes and primitive lemurs with a diversity of Australian tree-dwelling animals.

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